It is frustrating, cryptic, and deeply insightful. It is alien and intensely familiar.
I thought a lot about it, and the best metaphor I can use is multiple orgasms. There, I said it.
“I couldn’t say the f-word, I couldn’t say fat, I never said it out loud, I hating the way it sounded. I preferred a variety of euphemisms: overweight, curvy, chubby, zaftig, even obese.”
To whom would this book appeal other than Ehrenreich herself?
“Why were we only made to die?”
Actually, I take that back….I wanted to be Fonzie, too.
The characters in Only Ever Yours are terribly familiar. If you’ve ever been a devoted fan of the Sweet Valley Twins books like I was, you’ll remember the cast…
Reading Cris Mazza’s memoir is a truly jolting experience.
Jackpot by Tsipi Keller published by Spuyten Duyvil press, 2004 Tsipi Keller wrote an intense trio of books that all “psychological portraits” of women. In her “Meet the… Read more “Jackpot”
Not all fat people feel bad inside, I must remember.